Resilience Resources

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Don't let stress or the pace of change get the best of you. Check out these resources.

NEW! Science-backed resiliency training

You now have access to three of Whil’s comprehensive, science-backed resiliency training programs through our wellbeing vendor, Virgin Pulse:

  • Whil – Mindfulness 101
  • Whil – Yoga 101
  • Whil – Emotional Intelligence 101: Search Inside Yourself

Each program consists of 7 to 11 video/audio sessions (2 to 20 minutes in length) to help you better manage stress in your life while at the same time, earning points toward 2018 wellness incentives.

Complete this: Points earned toward wellness incentives: How often you can earn points:
One Whil video/audio session 100 Points Once per day
All Whil video/audios sessions in a program 1,000 Points Once per week
20 Whil video/audio sessions in a month 500 Points Once per month

These Whil programs are available on Virgin Pulse’s website, which you have single sign on access to through Your Benefits Resources.

Thrive Programming

Are you surviving? Or are you Thriving? Allstate Good Life® Thrive programming provides resources to help you build positivity, optimism, resiliency, gratitude and more – all meant to help improve the quality of your life by giving you ways to handle the stress in your life.

Recorded Thrive Presentations

Thrive Book Club

The Allstate Good Life® Thrive Book Club meets three times a year and reads a variety of inspiring books. For more information on how to join the Thrive Book Club, contact your local Wellbeing Champion. Take part in the conversation on the Good Life AllConnect page (#ThriveBookClub).

2018 Spring Thrive Book Club Selection: Decisive – How to make better choices in life and work by Chip and Dan Heath. Discussions taking place at several offices in the month of April.

Meditation: The Whys and Hows

What is meditation?

  • 1) A state of thoughtful awareness
  • 2) Being completely present
  • 3) Deep mental peace

Meditation can help…

  • Reduce the negative impact of stress
  • Give us a break from the activity in our minds
  • Build focus and concentration
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Lessen depression
  • Boost cognitive function
  • Increase self-acceptance
  • Help you sleep better
  • Lower high blood pressure

For tips on how to set up a personal meditation practice, click here.

Check with your local Wellbeing Champion to see if group meditation sessions will be offered in your area.

Onsite Meditation Programs

Chicago, IL

Morning meditations offered with possible lunchtime offering coming soon. Contact Patrick Higgins for more information.

Jacksonville, FL

Meditation offered weekly in auditorium. Contact Namrata Rohack for details.

Malvern, PA

Meditation offered every Wednesday at 9 AM and 2 PM in the Well and Fit Room. Contact Lien Huynh or Mary Tague for more information. (Free, no sign up required).

Yoga offered Tuesday and Thursday at noon (nominal fee applies). Contact Karen Walton for more information.

Nashville, TN

First Tuesday of every month in the Southern Region. 8th floor, Music Row A from 2-2:15 PM. Contact Emily Chicoine for more information.

Northbrook, IL: : North Plaza B-basement Energize Room

Northbrook, IL: South Plaza

(Schedule coming soon. Contact Katerina Tapas for more information.)

Raleigh, NC

Meditations hosted usually once a day at 2 or 3 pm for 10 minutes from April – October. Contact Judith Bridgham for details.

Tampa, FL

Yoga and Meditation (weather permitting) every Wednesday from 12:15 – 1:00 PM. Contact Tara Laval (813) 222-8061 for more information.

Don’t see your location listed?

Not to worry, this is not an exhaustive list – more will be added as we gather information. Check with your local Wellbeing Champion to see if group meditation sessions will be offered in your area. You can also check out the Mindfulness Toolkit for guided relaxation and meditation exercises through LifeWorks.

Sleep Health

Getting the proper amount of sleep is an important part of stress management. Sleep Health Toolkit

LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program

Pill bottleIf you’re looking for ideas for handling stress, finding new ways to relax, building healthy relationships, or just need some suggestions on ways to navigate the demands of work and family life, LifeWorks can help.

You have access to a range of services including confidential consultations, in-person counseling, referrals to helpful resources, and a wealth of online content and tools. All at no cost to you. Simply call (800) 635-0606 anytime to speak with a LifeWorks consultant or visit the recently updated website at (user name: allstate; password: 3289).

Mobile App Available

Take LifeWorks wherever you go with the NEW LifeWorks mobile app, available on the Apple Store or Google Play. After you download the LifeWorks app,

  • 1. Select “Log in”; and
  • 2. Enter User name: allstate; Password: 3289

Mental Health Toolkit (coming soon)

If you require a personal response, please contact the appropriate party.